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299 Elm Street, Enfield,
News Release for the Week of December
We want to count you because you count! Our scan card system counts how many people
we serve at the Enfield Senior Center. In order to monitor the success of our
it is important to know how many people we serve. The easiest way to do that is
if everyone has a scan card and simply swipes their card when they come in. The scan system also tracks volunteer hours, Silver Sneakers fitness hours and retains emergency contact information. There is no charge for a scan card.
Please stop by the front desk and apply for one the next time you visit
or download a form from our website www.enfield-ct.gov/senior.
any last minute inexpensive gifts for the holidays? Join us on Monday, December
11, from 5:30 – 7:30 pm for a Holiday Earring Class. There will be
packaged earring kits available for purchase to create all types of holiday or fashionable
earrings. The instructor will provide all the kits, the tools and
assistance to put the earrings together. The cost of the kits run from $3 - $10
per kit. Please register at the front desk.
Just in time for
holiday shopping, join us on December 11 at 1 pm to learn about Shopping on the Internet. The internet is a gigantic virtual mall of
great bargains. We will learn how to
navigate securely. We’ll explore some of
the major internet shopping sites such as Amazon and Ebay. No registration required just stop in.
New to the
Enfield Senior Center, stop by on Tuesdays at 10 am for a senior center tour. Learn
all about the classes, services and activities.
No registration needed, group meets in the library.
Join us on December 7 at 10:30 am for TED Talks How to Live to be 100+.
To find the path to long life and health, Dan Buettner and team study
the world’s “Blue Zones” communities whose elders live with vim and vigor to
record setting age. In his talk, he
shares the 9 common diet and lifestyle habits that keep them spry past age 100.
Just a reminder
of our holiday hours. We will be closed on Christmas Day December
25 and New Year’s Day January 1. We will
close at 4 pm during the week between the holidays from December 26 through
to become a volunteer Dial-A-Ride driver
to bring Enfield seniors and physically disabled to their out-of-town
medical appointments? We would greatly appreciate your service. Volunteers use
town-owned vehicles to transport individuals. All you need is a valid
driver’s license and a clean driving record from the DMV. Please contact Annette
Orlandi at 860-272-3545 for more information.
Trip flyers are available on
our website at www.enfield-ct.gov/seniors or can be picked up at the Senior Center.
Day trips are available for sale on or after the trip sign-up date.
Westchester Theatre – Chorus Line, March 1, 2018. Cost $111 per person includes
pre-show lunch. Trip sign up date is December 15, 2017 at 10 am.
Grand Oak Villa – Pasta & Shamrocks, March 20, 2018.
Cost $92 per person. Trip sign up
date is January 5, 2018 at 10 am.
Newport Playhouse – Exit Laughing, April 10, 2018.
Cost $94 per person. Trip sign up
date is February 2, 2018 at 10 am.
The Metropolitan Opera – Romeo & Juliet, May 5, 2018.
Cost $150 per person. Trip sign up date is January 26, 2018 at 10 am.
Reservations are being accepted for multi-day
Virginia Beach, VA & The Outer Banks, NC, April 30 – May 4, 2018. Cost $701 pp/double.
1000 Islands, Alexandria Bay, NY, June 6 – 8, 2018. Cost $513 pp/double.
Colorado’s Historic Trains, August 10 – 18, 2018. Cost $3,299 pp/double.
Lancaster, PA Sight & Sound Theatre ‘Jesus’,
September 24 -26, 2018.
Cost $453 pp/double.
Mediterranean Cruise, September 22 – October 5, 2018. Cost $2999 pp/double.
Iceland, November 29 – December 5, 2018. Cost $3,759 pp/double. Trip presentation is December 12, 2017 at 2
American Queen River Cruise, New Orleans to
Memphis, December 2 – 10, 2018. Cost $2,599 inside cabin pp/double includes
Air, shore excursions and more.
Lunch reservations can be made by calling
860-763-7428. Comments, questions or concerns email SeniorCenter@enfield.org.
We look forward to hearing from you.